Our journey towards a sustainable agriculture remains to be a long and winding road as we are still confronted with landlessness and capitalist opportunism in the agriculture sector. Don’t get me wrong; despite its inadequacies and tendencies to favor the rich farmers and landlords, the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 is a milestone in our quest for a sustainable agriculture.
Author Archives: LEO XL Y. FUENTES, JR.
As the crisis worsens in third world countries like the Philippines, health care is apparently not a priority for the government. With the continuing neglect and consistent slash of budget for health among any other social services, this resulted to a ballooning and complex problems of health concerns.
Temperatures run feverish high on Wednesday August 6 in Nabunturan town, Compostela Valley following a Department of Energy order to close the office of the beleaguered Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative- Cooperative Development Authority (Daneco-CDA) office.
The price of a kilo of garlic skyrocketed to almost 400 pesos for almost a month now. We witnessed the pungency of this corrupt-ridden government, as our plate became less savory.
Right after grabbing a cup of coffee; I make rounds in my newly established backyard garden to kick-off my day. It is a warm and pleasant sunny day here in the valley, the sun said: Hello! It’s summer time. Proper crop management in the garden is required, especially this summer season. Here are few tips in taking good care of your backyard garden this summer.
A woman breaks rocks taken out from the mine tunnels in Barangay Bukal, Nabuturan town in gold-rich Compostela Valley province, which shows even women can perform a “man’s” job. (Leo Y. Fuentes, Jr. / davaotoday.com)
COMPOSTELA VALLEY— In celebration of the 7th Bulawan Festival, 5, 750 Comvaleńos joined the “Walang Iwanan, Bayanihan Fun Run” on March…